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Summary

  1. Premier League: Burnley v Watford (20:00 BST)
  2. Schmeichel trains 'normally' and may face Porto - Ranieri
  3. Jail term for PSG defender Aurier
  4. Fifa defends decision to scrap anti-racism taskforce
  5. Tributes to golf great Palmer
  6. Get Involved: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Ian Woodcock and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

Goodbye

Right, that's all from us but don't forget that Dan Roan's interview with Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford is about to go live across the BBC.

You can also follow live text commentary of Burnley v Watford in the Premier League from 18:45 BST with kick-off at 20:00.

We'll be back bright and breezy(ish) at 08:00 tomorrow for all your football news and build-up to matchday two in the Champions League.

For now, though, cheerio and thanks for keeping us company.

Burnley's Jeff Hendrick and Watford's Troy Deeney
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Six Hull FC players in Super League dream team

Rugby league

Man of Steel nominees Gareth Ellis and Danny Houghton are among six Hull FC players in the 2016 Super League Dream Team.

Full-back Jamie Shaul, centre Mahe Fonua, prop Scott Taylor and back-rower Mark Minichello are also included.

Castleford's Denny Solomona, the third Man of Steel contender, is also there, along with Tigers team-mate Luke Gale.

Warrington's Chris Hill, Ryan Atkins, Kurt Gidley and Ben Currie and Wigan winger Dom Manfredi complete the team.

Hull FC
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Hull FC won the Challenge Cup at Wembley last month

Gymnastics World Cup to make London switch in 2017

Gymnastics

Max Whitlock
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The Gymnastics World Cup will move from Glasgow to London in 2017, with new promoter Barry Hearn promising a "lavish and magnificent" event.

Team GB Olympians Max Whitlock and Amy Tinkler will be among those competing at London's O2 in April.

Matchroom chairman Hearn hopes the event will capitalise on the popularity of the sport following Rio 2016 where Britain won seven gymnastics medals.

"I cannot wait to put our unique stamp on this global event" he said.

One to look out for from 17:00 BST

Cycling

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Team Sky general manager Dave Brailsford has spoken to the BBC's sports editor Dan Roan after Sir Bradley Wiggins denied trying to gain an "unfair advantage" from being allowed to use a banned steroid.

Wiggins told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show he took the powerful anti-inflammatory drug triamcinolone for allergies and respiratory problems shortly before the 2011 and 2012 editions of the Tour de France and the 2013 Giro d'Italia.

He said he sought therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) to "put himself back on a level playing field".

TUEs allow the use of banned substances if athletes have genuine medical need.

'Good results' required for Hamilton

Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton
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Lewis Hamilton says he is confident he can return to the form he needs to reclaim the championship lead and win his fourth world title this year.

Before Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, Hamilton is eight points behind team-mate Nico Rosberg with six races to go.

The 31-year-old world champion said: "It's going to take some good results to get back in front and stay there.

"But I've had plenty of those in the past there's no reason to think they won't come back to me again."

Fellow Mercedes driver Rosberg has won the last three races.

11 tweets that sum up the weekend's football

Football

RED CARD: Hylton is sent off, he throws a piece of rubbish he has just hurt himself on to the side and the ref shows him his second yellow

Our good friends over at BBC three have compiled a list of the 11 tweets that sum up the weekend's football action.

You can check it out here.

Archibald acknowledges Unsung Heroes

#BBCUnsungHero

Katie Archibald - part of the triumphant women's team pursuit outfit for Team GB at the Rio Olympics - recognises that her success started at the grassroots level and the volunteers who help out........

Katie Archibald was part of the quartet including Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell Shand who won team pursuit gold in Rio

There's not much longer to nominate an Unsung Hero - find out how to here.

Arnold Palmer

Bill Wilson

Business reporter, BBC News

How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.

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'FA Cup rounds four & five could move to midweek'

Football

The fourth and fifth rounds of the FA Cup could be played in midweek to allow more league football to take place at weekends, says English Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey.

Speaking at the Soccerex conference in Manchester, Harvey said his organisation "want as much weekend league football as possible".

He added: "The FA Cup is the key element in this debate. Potentially move rounds four and five to midweek to create space for more weekends."

On the possibility of a winter break, Harvey added: "Every draft schedule we have looked at leaves Christmas and New Year untouched. We would look to start after the FA Cup third round."

Get Involved - your Palmer tributes

#bbcsportsday

John McEnerney: Arnold Palmer had a swagger, an aura and that competitive streak that few have Ali, Bolt, Merckx, MJ23, Borg, Seve! All Kings!

Matt Parry: One of if not the greatest contributor to the game, really put golf on the map. Sad loss. Between AP and Old Tom Morris, there'll be some great courses in the afterlife.

Abraham is like Wright

Football

Ian Wright
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Bristol City's first-team coach John Pemberton says on-loan Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham reminds him of Ian Wright.

Ex-defender Pemberton, 51, played with former England and Arsenal forward Wright while at Crystal Palace.

Abraham, 18, scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday in City's 4-0 win at Fulham.

"Tammy is very much like Ian Wright with regard to being in the right place at the right time," said Pemberton.

English Open Trophy named after Davis

Snooker

Steve Davis
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The winner of snooker’s new English Open next month will receive the Steve Davis Trophy, in tribute to one of the sport’s all-time greats who retired this year.

Six-time world champion Davis was given a standing ovation in April when he announced his farewell to the professional game at the scene of his greatest victories, the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

The English Open has been introduced as part of the brand new Home Nations Series and will see the best in the world battling it out at Event City in Manchester from 10-16 October.

Along with the £70,000 first prize, the players will be fighting it out to be the first name on the Steve Davis Trophy.

Davis is pictured above holding the World Snooker Championship trophy

West Ham 'should get rid of athletics track'

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport at Soccerex

Dimitri Payet prepares to take a corner for West Ham
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Leading architect Ruben Reddy has said the London Stadium must have its athletics track removed if West Ham are ever to have the kind of atmosphere they want.

West Ham’s move from Upton Park has suffered a number of problems, with security a main issue.

Slaven Bilic’s side have already lost three times at the stadium, the latest setback coming against Southampton on Sunday.

Reddy, who helped build the stadiums for the Sochi Olympics, said: “They will have to change it. You will never get the atmosphere right as it currently is.

“You shouldn’t keep the athletics track with the notion that some great athletics event is going to return. That is why I am saying that stadiums should not be looked at as multi-use with athletics and football. You can have football and rugby. If you want to keep an athletics track, put a cricket oval in there."

West Ham have a 99-year lease on the stadium but athletics events have priority from the last Friday in June to the end of July each year under a 50-year agreement. The stadium is owned by E20 Stadium LLP, a joint venture between the London Legacy Development Corporation and Newham Council   

No Sissoko for Spurs in Moscow

CSKA Moscow v Tottenham (19:45 BST)

Moussa Sissoko
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Tottenham striker Harry Kane remains sidelined with an ankle injury for the side's Champions League group game at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.

Spurs will also be missing left-back Danny Rose plus midfielders Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Moussa Sissoko.

Dier, Rose and Dembele are absent with hamstring injuries.

Sissoko suffered concussion in a league win at Middlesbrough on Saturday and is also out as Spurs try to recover from an opening Group E defeat by Monaco.

'We laughed together, we cried together'

Golf

Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer
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Gary Player has paid tribute to his "great friend" Arnold Palmer after the death of the seven-time Major winner at the age of 87.

Player, Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were known as the 'big three' of golf in the 1960s and won 34 Major titles between them.

Although acknowledging "it's a sad day", Player told Radio 5 live's Afternoon Edition: "We've got to rejoice - he had a wonderful life.

"He and I were friends for 60 years and travelled the world together, we laughed together, we cried together. 

"He was probably the most patient athlete with people - they loved him and he loved them."

Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus
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Burnley a benchmark for Watford - Mazzarri

Burnley v Watford (20:00 BST)

Walter Mazzarri
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Watford boss Walter Mazzarri believes tonight's game will be a good chance for him to gauge how his team is progressing.

The Hornets have won their last two matches.

Mazzarri said: "We have shown that we can fight against anyone, but the real step forward I want to see is how we will behave against a club like Burnley.

"I haven't been here long and I need to verify the progress of this team, and we will see on Monday night what the progress is."

No hard feelings over Watford exit - Dyche

Burnley v Watford (20:00 BST)

Sean Dyche
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Burnley go into tonight's game looking for their second win of the season.

The Clarets, who are without the suspended Andre Gray for the next four games, lost 3-0 at Leicester last time out.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche played and managed the Hornets and has no hard feelings about his sacking by the club in 2012.

He said: "It's well-documented I've always had respect for the club.

"The situation, the business changed etc etc but I mean every word when I say I had a fantastic time there as player, youth coach, assistant manager and manager."

Porto unconvinced by Leicester weather

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

And a great response to Porto from Getty Sport photographer Michael Regan...

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Missing Portugal already

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Fantastic work from Porto, as they land in England for Tuesday's Champions League game against Leicester.

They should be thankful this game is taking place now and not in November...

.@LCFC Where is the sun? #FCPorto #UCL
.@LCFC Where is the sun? #FCPorto #UCL
.@LCFC Where is the sun? #FCPorto #UCL
.@LCFC Where is the sun? #FCPorto #UCL

.@LCFC Where is the sun? #FCPorto #UCL

Man City Women win WSL title

Football

WSL: Manchester City beat Chelsea to title

Watch highlights as Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0 at the Academy Stadium to win their first Women's Super League title.  

Premier League clubs 'should groundshare'

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

As well as the headline appearances, Soccerex plays host to some interesting discussion forums.

Like the 'Stadia of Tomorrow' debate.

Borja Gonzalez the stadium business manager for Athletic Bilbao said the club's new San Mames stadium has nine Michelin chefs.

More controversially Ruben Reddy owner of Architects, who helped with the design for the Sochi Olympics, explained why he thinks clubs, even in the Premier League, should groundshare.

"It makes sense economically and from a sustainability standpoint."

He didn't say anything about emotionally.

Sacked and sacked again

Football

Bruno Labbadia
Reuters

To be sacked once from a job is unfortunate. For it to happen again, well, that's just cruel. 

That's the fate of Bruno Labbadia (above) who has been dismissed by Hamburg after a poor start to the Bundesliga season.

He was previously sacked by the club in 2010 and reappointed in April 2015.

Labbadia joins a select group to be sacked by the same club twice and we've picked out a few of the most notable:  

Jose Mourinho: Sacked by Chelsea in 2007 and 2015

John Toshack: Sacked by Real Madrid in 1990 and 1999

Fabio Capello: Sacked by Real Madrid in 1997 (after winning La Liga) and 2007 (after winning La Liga)

Udo Lattek: Sacked by Bayern Munich in 1975 (when they were European champions) and 1987 (when they'd reached the European Cup final)

Zdenek Zeman: Sacked by Roma in 1999 and 2013

Billy Davies: Sacked by Nottingham Forest in 2011 and 2014

They say never go back. Maybe this proves it.

Jose Mourinho
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Live coverage on BBC Sport

Burnley v Watford (20:00 BST)

Burnley v Watford
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Follow BBC Radio 5 live and text commentary of the Premier League match between Burnley and Watford at Turf Moor.

Coverage gets under way right here on the BBC Sport website and app from 19:00 BST. 

You can set reminder alerts and view all upcoming live coverage on the BBC right here.

Can Liverpool win the title?

Football

Are Liverpool genuine title contenders?

BBC Sport pundits and commentators debate whether Jurgen Klopp's "electrifying" Liverpool side are genuine title contenders following a third straight Premier League win - an emphatic victory over Hull City on Saturday.

Joshua could face Fury or Klitschko by end of 2017 - Bunce

Boxing

Pundit Steve Bunce says a heavyweight super-fight could happen by the end of next year.

Boxing pundit Steve Bunce says he would be ‘stunned’ if IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua doesn’t meet either fellow title holder Tyson Fury or former world champion Wladimir Klitschko by the end of 2017.

Fury, 28, holds the WBA and WBO belts after beating Klitschko on points in November 2015, with their scheduled rematch postponed twice.

Click here for the best of 5 live's sport coverage, insight and analysis.

Madrid arrive in Dortmund

Football

🙌 🛬🇩🇪 We've arrived in Dortmund! #HalaMadrid
🙌 🛬🇩🇪 We've arrived in Dortmund! #HalaMadrid
🙌 🛬🇩🇪 We've arrived in Dortmund! #HalaMadrid
🙌 🛬🇩🇪 We've arrived in Dortmund! #HalaMadrid

🙌 🛬🇩🇪 We've arrived in Dortmund! #HalaMadrid

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was with his team-mates as they alighted the coach in Dortmund.

Ronaldo was unhappy at being substituted by head coach Zinedine Zidane in Saturday's draw with Las Palmas.

Ranieri 'cool, calm and collected'

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Ian Stringer

BBC Radio Leicester Foxes commentator

Claudio Ranieri and Marc Albrighton
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As you'd expect Claudio Ranieri was cool, calm and collected when fielding questions from every corner of the globe. 

He said these home games in the Champions League are special and an opportunity for the fans to remember last season's success and enjoy the experience. He warned that Porto will look to play possession football.  

Marc Albrighton said the experienced players in the squad are vital for huge games like this and the team draw on their experience. 

There's always colour with Claudio; as the Portuguese interpreter repeated one of the answers for the reporters in the room from English he got the name of the team wrong in the original answer; multi-lingual Ranieri corrected him, cue much laughter. Classy Claudio shines once again. 

Sissoko misses Moscow trip

Champions League Group E, CSKA Moscow v Tottenham (Tues, 19:45 BST)

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Midfielder Moussa Sissoko was subbed off after 70 minutes of Saturday's 2-1 win at Middlesbrough.

Pochettino just casually conducting an interview in the aisle of a plane there. A nice variation.

Burnley's Gray starts four-match ban

Burnley v Watford (20:00 BST)

Sean Dyche
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Burnley forward Andre Gray begins a four-match ban imposed by the FA on Friday for homophobic comments he posted on social media in 2012.

Striker Ashley Barnes remains unavailable because of a hamstring injury.

Watford right-back Daryl Janmaat has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a shoulder injury sustained last weekend.

Fellow defenders Jose Holebas and Younes Kaboul are also doubts.

We will turn our season around - West Ham owners

Football

West Ham
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West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan have written a message to the club's fans after they lost their fourth successive league match on Sunday.

The Hammers lost 3-0 to Southampton and are 18th in the Premier League after six games.

The owners said that the team has been hampered by injuries and "key decisions going against them".

They said in a statement: "The facts are there for everyone to see. We know we are letting in too many goals and not scoring enough, but be assured we will sort the problems out.

"But we are not going to make excuses and know that Slaven Bilic and his team will be working even harder on the training ground this week to get things right.

"We will turn our season around."

Fifa defends scrapping anti-racism taskforce

Football

Fatma Samoura
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Fifa has defended its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce, saying it had completed the work it set out to do.

The Fifa Taskforce Against Racism and Discrimination was set up in 2013 to develop recommendations for tackling the issue.

Critics have questioned the dismantling of the group, saying racism is ongoing.

But Fifa general secretary Fatma Samoura said: "The taskforce had a specific mandate, which it has fully fulfilled."

Read more here.

Off the wall

Football

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Gary Lineker posted on Instagram: "In Claudio Ranieri's office and he's got pics of all the PL managers. First one off the wall?"

Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

That's all from Messrs Ranieri and Albrighton.. let's wrap up this bit with a picture of Claudio looking cheerful...

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri
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Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Claudio Ranieri is asked if Shinji Okazaki could feature against Porto.

“Could be.”

Tremendous teasing.  

Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Kasper Schmeichel
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So what team news has Claudio got for us?

Well, Kasper Schmeichel may be back to face Porto as he recovers from a groin injury.

"Schmeichel trained normally today (pictured above). Let me think tonight. You know I decide the night before to see if he's available tomorrow," says Ranieri.

“Slimani good to play tomorrow. He's a goalscorer against Porto. I'm sure it would be a very good threat to them."

Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Before facing Porto, Claudio Ranieri says he has been tapping into the experience and knowledge of Leicester's record signing Islam Slimani, who joined this summer from Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon.

"I spoke with Slimani about Porto. We have a lot of respect for Porto. They're more experienced in Europe. They play so many matches," the Italian says.

"They are used to staying at the top of their league. They won six titles. We respect a lot but we try to win. Also Porto try to win."

Get Involved - Facebook live

Football

What now for Wayne Rooney and West Ham? Send in your questions for our reporter Simon Stone, who is live from Soccerex in Manchester to discuss the talking points from the Premier League weekend and look at the week ahead.  

Head here to watch and get involved.

Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Marc Albrighton says Leicester are loving their Champions League experience and want more of it.

"In Brugge it was a surreal feeling to hear the theme tune. It's special and adds more spice to the game," he says.

"It makes you want to go further and want more.”  

Claudio Ranieri seconds that, adding: "To play in the Champions League is special. We fight. Our fans be sure we'll fight until the end."

Leicester City celebrate
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Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

More from Marc Albrighton, as he looks ahead to Tuesday's visit of Porto:

"Three points is the aim. We got off to a great start but the bread and butter is at home and you have to win your home games to progress.

"I wouldn't say Brugge was an easy game. You don't play an easy game in this competition. Credit to us how we played out there.

"Porto will be as tough. We've got to be organised and compact. Going into this game we've done our work and what we need to know."

Leicester City news conference

Champions League Group G, Leicester v Porto (Tuesday, 19:45 BST)

Marc Albrighton
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Marc Albrighton scored Leicester's opener in the 3-0 win over Club Brugge two weeks ago and is relishing the Champions League experience.

Well, you would, wouldn't you?  

"It's such a fantastic achievement to be playing in this competition. It's surreal but it'll live with me forever,” the midfielder says.  

"Our focus hasn't been on this until after the United game finished. These are the sort of games every footballer wants to play in.”